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When the line was increased from two to four tracks in the late 1880s there wasn’t room to expand alongside the existing double track west of Standedge Tunnels and instead a loop line was constructed between Diggle and Stalybridge stations.…

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One of several stations in the civil parish of Saddleworth which, although on the western slopes of the South Pennines, was in the West Riding of Yorkshire up until local government re-organisation in 1974 when it passed to Greater Manchester.…

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One of several stations in the civil parish of Saddleworth which, although on the western slopes of the South Pennines, was in the West Riding of Yorkshire up until local government re-organisation in 1974 when it passed to Greater Manchester.



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Slaithwaite Station like other stations on the LNWR’s Huddersfield Manchester line along the Colne Valley opened with the line in 1849; it was enlarged in the mid-1890s when the line was increased from two to four tracks. It is seen here with well…

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Golcar Station on the LNWR’s Colne Valley Huddersfield - Manchester line opened in 1849 at the same time as the line. Seen her in a sorry condition at an unknown date but prior to the line reverting back to two tracks in the mid-1960s.



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Golcar Station on the LNWR’s line along the Colne Valley opened in 1849 at the same time as the line and was enlarged in the mid-1890s when the line was increased from two to four tracks. Seen here possibly in LNWR days.



The line reverted to…

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Longwood & Milnsbridge Station was the first station out of Huddersfield on the LNWR’s Colne Valley to Manchester and opened in 1849 at the same time as the line. Seen her in a very unkept condition at an unknown date but prior to reducing the line…

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The image is taken from a postcard with August 1910 postmark.



When built in 1846/50 there was only one platform behind the magnificent station frontage and the station was not enlarged until 1886; in August 1885 during the enlargement…

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Kirkburton Station was the terminus of the LNWR’s Kirkburton Branch and opened with the Branch in 1867. The line and station closed to passenger traffic in 1930 when the LNWR’s successor, the LMS, obtained a half share in the Huddersfield…

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An unusual triangular station built by the GNR in 1879 with buildings on all three platforms at the junctions of the Bradford – Halifax (GNR route), Bradford – Keighley and Halifax - Keighley lines, seen here the Halifax – Keighley platform early…

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An intermediate station on the GNR’s loop line from Laisterdyke to Shipley which had opened in 1875. The station here opened three years later in 1878 and closed to passengers in1931 and to goods in 1964 and the line finally closed over its whole…

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The station, which had been known as Shipley Bridge Street, was the terminus of a loop line built by the GNR from Laisterdyke opening in 1875 with intermediate stations at Eccleshill, Idle and Thackley The station closed to passengers in 1931 and to…

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An intermediate station between Bradford Market Street Station, re-named Forster Square in 1924, and Shipley it was opened by the MR in 1875. The station was closed in 1965 and then demolished but a new unstaffed station was opened in 1987 with the…

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The first station out of Bradford on the Midland’s line towards Shipley it was opened in 1868 and closed nearly a hundred years later in 1965. Seen here on the right is the sizeable Manningham Motive Power Depot which closed in 1967 and then…

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The first station out of Bradford on the Midland’s line towards Shipley it was opened in 1868 and closed nearly a hundred years later in 1965.

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On the GNR line between Keighley and Queensbury where it connected with lines to Bradford and Halifax. The station opened in 1886, two years after the line, and closed in 1955 at the same time as the line closed to passenger traffic, closing to all…

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On the GNR line between Keighley and Queensbury where it connected with lines to Bradford and Halifax. The station opened with the line in 1884 and closed in 1955 at the same time as the line closed to passenger traffic, closing to all traffic in…

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An intermediate station between Keighley and Haworth, on the single track Keighley & Worth Valley Railway opened in 1867 at the same time as the line and seen here in MR days with station staff posing for the camera. The line was operated by the MR…

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A sad and near derelict station in BR days in the 1950s. The station closed in 1961 and the line in 1962 re-opening as a heritage railway in 1968. The station has now been fully restored and is the headquarter of the Keighley and Worth Valley…

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Haworth Station on the single track Keighley & Worth Valley Railway opened in 1867 at the same time as the line, seen here looking towards Oxenhope. From its earliest days it was busy with pilgrims to the shrine of the Bronte sisters. The line was…

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Damens Station seen here in MR days on the single track Keighley & Worth Valley Railway opened in 1867 a few months after the line had been inaugurated and reputedly was Britain's smallest standard-gauge railway station. The line was operated by the…

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Known as Grassington & Threshfield Station it was the terminus of the Yorkshire Dales Railway and opened with the line from Embsay Junction on the MR’s Ilkley Skipton Line in 1902; it was operated throughout by the MR. Regular passenger services were…

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An intermediate station on the MR’s Ilkley – Skipton line it opened with the line in 1888. The great popularity of Bolton Abbey made it a very busy station particularly in summer with excursion trains of several railway companies; it was also the…
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